Probiotics, which are live microorganisms that are similar to the beneficial microorganisms found in the human gut, can help restore the balance of good and bad bacteria in the gut.
By taking probiotics, you can increase the number of good bacteria in your gut, which has many benefits.
Can break down potentially toxic substances in the digestive tract for excretion.
Research with people with autistic spectrum disorders suggests improving bowel flora levels is an important part of managing this disorder.
# Weight Issues
An increasing link is being seen with insulin sensitivity, glucose tolerance, and inflammatory markers.
# Vaginal Thrush
L. acidophilus is particularly beneficial here, taken both orally and as a suppository.
# Hay Fever
Good levels of probiotics can change the immune system's response to grass pollen. It worked for me with my hay fever allergy.
# Antimicrobial Properties
It has been shown in several studies to be effective against pathogenic substances.
# A Flatter Tummy!
A flatter tummy may be the result of dietary adjustments made when managing IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome, for abdominal pain, bloating, and changes in bowel habits.
# Colon Cancer
Good levels of bowel bacteria have been shown to help prevent colon cancers.
Some strains of bowel bacteria seem to have a direct action on lowering cholesterol levels.
Maintaining Probiotic Health
Avoid things that damage gut flora!!
# Eat prebiotic foods
Raw chicory root, Jerusalem artichoke, garlic, leek, asparagus, banana, and raw and cooked onion.
# Eat fermented foods
Kefir, sauerkraut, 'live' yoghurt, kimchi, miso, kombucha, and tempeh.
# Take a probiotic supplement
When it comes to probiotics, it's often best to choose a synbiotic option that contains a variety of friendly bacteria as well as the prebiotics they need to thrive.
Personally, I consume a certified organic symbiotic product called Superfoods Plus on a daily basis. It contains not only prebiotics and probiotics, but also digestive enzymes and a full range of essential nutrients and raw wholefoods for overall health and well-being.
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